Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Speed up your database 300x

Anna Filina (FooLab)
4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B
Level: Beginner
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • Developers

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A working knowledge of programming and database concepts and practices

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to speed up queries through better SQL and use of meaningful indices


Are your queries slow? Anna Filina explains how to speed them up through better SQL and use of meaningful indices, covering what works well and what doesn’t and sharing a checklist for ensuring faster databases. By the time you’re through, you’ll be itching to analyze MySQL queries to see how much you can shave off.

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Anna Filina


Anna Filina is vice president of FooLab. Anna has been coding for two decades and is a web developer, project rescue expert, Pluralsight author, speaker, and conference organizer. She enjoys realizing seemingly impossible things.